Peter Feghali

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Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

The concept of photons -- that is, particles of light -- has been around since 1905, explained by Albert Einstein as the "photoelectric" effect. This effect occurs when light hits a metal surface, causing that metal surface to emit photoelectrons. However, the behaviour of these electrons could not …

Quantum Physics

Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors

Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.<p>When you're a city like Chicago—boasting a city planning CV with the likes of Daniel Burnham, Stanley Tigerman, and Jeanne Gang—a simple stroll through downtown can provide a survey course on …

One of Apple's very first computers is expected to fetch $400,000 at auction

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>By Geoff Weiss, Entrepreneur.com<p>Apple …

Lenovo unveils a trio of new ‘Yoga’ devices, including a 13-inch tablet with subwoofer and projector

Lenovo has announced a trio of new devices today as it looks to differentiate and gain inroads in the competitive PC and mobile computing space.<p>The Next Web is at a launch event in London, where the Chinese electronics giant unveiled a new convertible PC and two new Yoga Tablet models, with some …

Google's Android emulator is ready to help developers make 64-bit apps

There's a lot to look forward to in Android's next major update, but hardware nerds are focusing in one one key feature: official support for 64-bit mobile chips. It's the mobile OS' inevitable future, and chip-makers have been preparing for it for quite awhile. Now app developers can jump in, too: …

How To Make Your Own #Cardboard VR Goggles

Google really spoiled developers attending its I/O conference yesterday by handing out a piece of cardboard. Not just any piece of cardboard, though. Pull the tab on this Amazon-esque package, reconfigure its pieces, slot in your phone and viola, your very own cardboard VR Goggles.<p>Out of the box, …

Israel's Underground City Honored as World Heritage Site

The United Nations cultural agency designated this week the network of over 2,000 years old, man-made caves outside of Jerusalem a World Heritage site, the eighth such site in Israel. UNESCO added the caves of Beit Guvrin-Maresha — known as a "city under a city" — to the prestigious list of World …

Super cheap Smart Home kit brings automation to the masses

If you're wondering when home automation might tip into the Walmart-level mainstream, here's a sign: Archos' Smart Home starter kit is now on sale. Along with two cameras, two movement tags and two weather tags, they're throwing in a controlling tablet, all for $250 -- or $25 each for the cameras …